Below are some selected Photos of the Week, highlighting some of the secondary school sporting events and achievements over the past seven days and others that have been in the news.
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Tall vs short at Palmerston North BHS. Year 9 student Carlo Finlayson looks up to the school’s tallest student and Year 13 Premier A Basketballer Callum McRae. Photo credit PNBHS Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PalmyBoys/photos/a.503103126372515.136240.334596109889885/1616615671687916/?type=3&theater
Kristin School’s Olivia McTaggart clears 4.00 metres in the Women’s Pole Vault at the Auckland Track Challenge at the AUT Millennium track yesterday. Competing with other international pole vaulters, most notably her training partner Eliza McCartney who won with with 4.82m which broke the Oceania record, Olivia jumped 4.30m. The Auckland Championships are this coming week, followed by the National Championships in Hamilton in three weeks. Photo credit: Athletics NZ Instagram https://www.instagram.com/p/BQ9gspEDzSK/
The Bream Bay College rugby league team last week after their narrow first round loss to Dargaville High School in the Northland Secondary Schools Rugby League Adam Blair Trophy. Dargaville HS won 36-32. In other results, newcomers Otamatea High School drew 12-12 with Whangarei BHS and Kamo High School defeated Tikipunga HS HS 40-10. Photo credit: Northern Swords Rugby League: https://www.facebook.com/NorthernSwords/
The Southland Boys’ High School softball team recently won the Southland Secondary Schools Softball with a thrilling win in the final over James Hargest College that went into a tie break. Photo credit: Southland Secondary School Sports: https://www.facebook.com/Southland-Secondary-Schools-Sports-147749331986956/?hc_ref=SEARCH
New Zealand U17 football representatives Ash Emery and Ally Toailoa with the Papatoetoe South School year 5/6s last week at FIFA Live Your Goals school festival event. Photo credit: Auckland Football Twitter @AuckFootballFed
Sammie Maxwell from Tauhara College in Taupo on her way to winning the U17 Girls cross country race at this past weekend’s New Zealand Mountain Bike Championships in Cardrona. Other age-group girls winners were Emma Lord from the Bay of Plenty in the U15 race and Jess Manchester from Howick College in the U19 race. The boys U19 race was won by Eden Cruise of St Pat Pat’s Town, Wellington, the boys U17 by Max Taylor and the boys U15 by Adam Francis, both of Palmerston North Boys’ High School. Photo Credit Barking Cat Photography, and check out Sammy’s Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/sammiemaxwellMTB/?hc_location=ufi
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